John Adams (2008)
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Peacefield 

While in retirement in Peacefield, Adams looks back at his public life with some regrets and has to deal with tragedy in his personal life.

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... John Adams
... Abigail Adams
... Thomas Jefferson
... Nabby Adams
... Benjamin Rush
... John Quincy Adams
... Thomas Adams
... Colonel William Smith
... Sally Smith Adams
Caroline Corrie ... Louisa Catherine Adams
... John Trumbull
Tom Mannion ... Reverend Whitney
Lizan Mitchell ... Sally Hemmings
Ken Peebles ... Monticello Servant
... Monticello Doctor
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Storyline

In retirement John Adams laments the perils of a long life; loss of loved ones and growing irrelevance. But out of tragedy John rekindles his broken friendship with Thomas Jefferson and lives to discuss John Quincy's ambitious presidential agenda with him. Written by David Foss

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20 April 2008 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In real life, Adams and Jefferson had resumed their friendship through correspondence while Abigail was still alive. See more »

Goofs

'Nabby' Adams was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1811 not 1803 as shown in the series and underwent a mastectomy in 1812. She died in 1814 from the rapidly spreading cancer. See more »

Quotes

John Adams: Old age is dark and loveless.
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Connections

Version of John Adams: Unnecessary War (2008) See more »

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Written by Rob Lane
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